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Sunday morning videos: Israel advocacy

Here are three great videos about Israel advocacy which you should watch: I wrote about Matti Friedman’s searing essay slamming the international media for their anti-Israel bias and one-eyed view of the Middle East conflict. It was a long essay, … Continue reading

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Turkey’s new Prime Foreign Minister

While we were busy fighting Hamas in Gaza, new developments were taking place in another quasi-enemy of Israel, Turkey. In presidential elections held a few weeks ago in Turkey, the previous Prime Minister, our old “pal” Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was … Continue reading

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A reporter’s inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “An Insider’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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Media bias, anti-semitism, and the anti-anti-semitic pushback

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of some of the news items I let slip over the last few days. They all have a connection, if only tangential, to Israel’s war against the Hamas in Gaza. … Continue reading

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Shopping for un-Kosher trouble in anti-Semitic Britain

Two stories making the rounds on social media clearly illustrate the rising levels of antisemitism in Britain today, fuelled by unreasonably hysterical and vitriolic anti-Israel hatred, and disguised – of course – as “only” anti-Israel protests. In Birmingham a Tesco … Continue reading

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Anti-Zionism = Antisemitism: The hypocritical obsession with Gaza

The longer Israel’s war against the barbaric nihilist jihadists of Hamas drags on, the more anti-Israel protests take place around the world, and the more antisemitic those protests become. I addressed this subject a few weeks ago when the Gaza … Continue reading

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